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Maintenance Assistant

Opal is a boutique collection of retirement suites on Vancouver’s west side, offering refined amenities and services that are designed with the highest standards in mind. Opal is currently looking to hire a Maintenance Assistant in a full-time role at the residence.


Who we are:

At Opal, we are leading the way in redefining seniors’ living. We build and manage innovative communities that provide the highest quality of life for seniors and keep families together.

Our Values and Philosophy guide our business and are represented by the word IMPACT: Integrity in our actions, Mentorship of our people, Passion for our industry, Accountability to our customers, Creativity in our approach, and Teamwork that focuses on collaboration. 

Every one of our employees plays a vital part in achieving our vision every day.


The role:

As a part of the maintenance team you are responsible for maintaining Opal’s high quality
and service standards by effectively ensuring the smooth operations of our community.

This “jack of all trades” role looks after all areas of general maintenance at the community
including; painting, plumbing, carpentry and minor electrical work to ensure our residents are
always satisfied.



  • Provide professional, friendly and courteous service to our residents, guests and staff

  • Service and repair duties of residential and commercial/public areas

  • Perform minor equipment repairs

  • Responsible of replacing and maintaining adequate stock of lighting, bathroom and
    other fixtures that require frequent replacement

  • Caulk drains, repair and replace fixtures and perform other related tasks as requested

  • Support the operations team when required.

  • Actively engage in maintaining a safe work environment

  • Perform other related duties as requested by Maintenance Manager and General


Who you are:

  • Possess a High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum of two years maintenance experience is preferred

  • Able to work flexible hours including weekdays, nights and weekends

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

  • Possess a mechanical aptitude and good guest service skills

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

  • Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and remaining calm and courteous at all times

  • Thrive in a team environment and share ideas and feedback with team members


Benefits of Working at Opal:

We are one team. We believe that our collaborative culture provides a competitive advantage. We communicate openly with each other and value diversity in perspectives and opinions. We hold people in the highest esteem and work to understand and celebrate our differences. We offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Competitive compensation package (above industry average)
  • 100% Employer Paid Benefits including Extended Health, Dental & MSP
  • Paid Vacation & Personal Days
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Professional Tuition Reimbursement


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